AWS Public Sector Blog

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Best practices for project management in the AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) employs project management principles to deliver public sector cloud outcomes. These principles drive successful service launches, new solutions, and workload migrations. Read this blog post to learn about the project management tools, references, and AWS Management Console tips that give public sector customers better project visibility, automate task management, and help accelerate project outcomes.

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4 steps EdTechs can take to grow their profitability on AWS

Funding sources for education technology (EdTech) companies slowed down in 2023. EdTech leaders must strike the right balance of investment to drive growth, and a return on investment for their owners. Read this blog post for an outline of the profitability framework that Amazon Web Services (AWS) uses with customers. The framework helps EdTechs improve cost efficiency, assess functionality expansion, and grow market share.

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Recapping the top announcements for K12 education from AWS re:Invent 2023

Amazon Web Services (AWS) made more than 140 announcements at re:Invent 2023. In this blog post, we’ll take key announcements from re:Invent and apply them to relevant K12 education use cases. From generative artificial intelligence (AI) to cost optimization, AWS can support your school, district, or educational service agency and enhance both the classroom and administrative experience. 

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Improve road safety by analyzing traffic patterns with no-code ML using Amazon SageMaker Canvas

To improve safety and convenience, transportation agencies amass a substantial volume of data. However, these organizations encounter challenges in data accuracy validation due to issues related to data quality and occasional missing information. With the incorporation of new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities from Amazon Web Services (AWS), they can take advantage of no-code solutions to identify and address data gaps.

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Estimating physical climate heat risk with NASA Global Daily Downscaled Projections on ASDI

Climate risk consists of transition risk and physical risk. Transition risk represents regulatory and market-based risks while physical climate risk covers climate-related earth processes and its effects on the built and natural environment. In this blog post, we highlight how to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enrich your asset portfolio with open climate data hosted in AWS.

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How transit agencies can use AWS to improve safety and passenger experience

Fleet managers can use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to ingest and analyze fleet driver data. In this post, we share how a large public transit agency in the United States worked with AWS to create a proof-of-concept (POC) to analyze operator behavior and improve its visibility of sudden acceleration-based events.

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Build population health systems to enhance healthcare customer experiences on AWS

As the amount of health data increases, different healthcare, life sciences, population health, and public health organizations are working to modernize their data infrastructure, unify their data, and innovate faster with technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML). In this blog post, we dive deep on architecture guidance that enables healthcare providers to improve patient care.

Maximizing satellite communications usage with Amazon Forecast

Maximizing satellite communications usage with Amazon Forecast

This walkthrough explores how to leverage Amazon Forecast to derive valuable business insights in satellite communications use-cases. Operations teams can quickly see accurate satellite capacity forecasts on a per beam basis. The benefits include lower cost via provisioning just the right amount of bandwidth, and a more streamlined customer experience since users will be less impacted by weather or surge events.

Extracting, analyzing, and interpreting information from Medicaid forms with AWS

Extracting, analyzing, and interpreting information from Medicaid forms with AWS

What if paper forms could be processed at the same speed as digital forms? What if their contents could be automatically entered in the same database as the digital forms? Medicaid agencies could analyze data in near real time and drive actionable insights on a single dashboard. By using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) services from AWS, Medicaid agencies can create this streamlined solution. In this walkthrough, learn how to extract, analyze, and interpret relevant information from paper-based Medicaid claims forms.

Analyzing vehicle fleet location data from a data lake with AWS

At AWS, many public sector customers operate fleets of vehicles (e.g. emergency response, public transportation) that generate location data, which is ultimately stored in a data lake. These customers frequently ask how they can quickly visualize this data and extract insights that can help them optimize how they operate their vehicle fleets. In this post, learn how to use Amazon Athena and Amazon Location Service to perform ad hoc reverse geocoding on a notional dataset of vehicle location history, and visualize the results on an Amazon QuickSight map.